Dunsparce

Dunsparce is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Land Snake Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 206
Type Normal
Species Land Snake Pokémon
Height 1.5 m (4′11″)
Weight 14.0 kg (30.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Serene Grace
2. Run Away
Rattled (hidden ability)
Local № 052 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
052 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
035 (Black 2/White 2)
040 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
063 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
052 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 1 HP
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 145
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 100
310 404
Attack 70
130 262
Defense 70
130 262
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 65
121 251
Speed 45
85 207
Total 415 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Dunsparce.

Evolution chart

Dunsparce changes

Pokédex entries

Gold When spotted, this POKéMON escapes backward by furiously boring into the ground with its tail.
Silver If spotted, it escapes by burrowing with its tail. It can float just slightly using its wings.
Crystal It hides deep inside caves where no light ever reaches it and remains virtually motionless there.
Ruby
Sapphire
DUNSPARCE has a drill for its tail. It uses this tail to burrow into the ground backwards. This POKéMON is known to make its nest in complex shapes deep under the ground.
FireRed If spotted, it escapes by burrowing with its tail. It can hover just slightly using its wings.
LeafGreen When spotted, this POKéMON escapes backward by furiously boring into the ground with its tail.
Emerald Its drill-tipped tail is used to burrow into the ground backwards. This POKéMON is known to make its nest in complex shapes deep under the ground.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It digs into the ground with its tail and makes a mazelike nest. It can fly just a little.
HeartGold When spotted, this Pokémon escapes backward by furiously boring into the ground with its tail.
SoulSilver If spotted, it escapes by burrowing with its tail. It can float just slightly using its wings.
Black
White
It digs into the ground with its tail and makes a mazelike nest. It can fly just a little.
Black 2
White 2
It creates mazes in dark locations. When spotted, it flees into the ground by digging with its tail.
X When spotted, this Pokémon escapes backward by furiously boring into the ground with its tail.
Y It digs into the ground with its tail and makes a mazelike nest. It can fly just a little.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Dunsparce has a drill for its tail. It uses this tail to burrow into the ground backward. This Pokémon is known to make its nest in complex shapes deep under the ground.
Ultra Sun It travels by digging through the ground. Diglett and Dunsparce share one another’s tunnels happily.
Ultra Moon When it sees a person, it digs a hole with its tail to make its escape. If you happen to find one, consider yourself lucky.
Sword This Pokémon’s tiny wings have some scientists saying that Dunsparce used to fly through the sky in ancient times.
Shield The nests Dunsparce live in are mazes of tunnels. They never get lost in their own nests—they can tell where they are by the scent of the dirt.
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
It digs into the ground with its tail and makes a mazelike nest. It can fly just a little.

Moves learned by Dunsparce

Moves learnt by level up

Dunsparce learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Defense CurlNormalStatus
1FlailNormalPhysical 100
4Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
8RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
12GlareNormalStatus 100
16ScreechNormalStatus 85
20Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
24Drill RunGroundPhysical 80 95
28YawnNormalStatus
32Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
36Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
40RoostFlyingStatus
44Dragon RushDragonPhysical 100 75
48CoilPoisonStatus
52Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
56EndeavorNormalPhysical 100

Egg moves

Dunsparce learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Dunsparce egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychicStatus
Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
CurseGhostStatus
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
HexGhostSpecial 65 100
Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100
Magic CoatPsychicStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100

Moves learnt by TM

Dunsparce is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by TR

Dunsparce cannot be taught any TR moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

Moves learnt by level up

Dunsparce learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Defense CurlNormalStatus
1FlailNormalPhysical 100
4Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
8RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
12GlareNormalStatus 100
16ScreechNormalStatus 85
20Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
24Drill RunGroundPhysical 80 95
28YawnNormalStatus
32Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
36Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
40RoostFlyingStatus
44Dragon RushDragonPhysical 100 75
48CoilPoisonStatus
52Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
56EndeavorNormalPhysical 100

Egg moves

Dunsparce learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Dunsparce egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
CurseGhostStatus
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100
Magic CoatPsychicStatus

Move Tutor moves

Dunsparce can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dual WingbeatFlyingPhysical 40 90
Scale ShotDragonPhysical 25 90
Skitter SmackBugPhysical 70 90
Terrain PulseNormalSpecial 50 100

Moves learnt by TM

Dunsparce is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Dunsparce is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Dunsparce sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Dunsparce  sprite from Silver Dunsparce  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Dunsparce  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Dunsparce  sprite from Black & White Dunsparce  sprite from X & Y Dunsparce  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Dunsparce  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Dunsparce Shiny sprite from Silver Dunsparce Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Dunsparce Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Dunsparce Shiny sprite from Black & White Dunsparce Shiny sprite from X & Y Dunsparce Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Dunsparce

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Dark Cave
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Three Isle Port
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 208
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Dark Cave
Black
White
Route 12
Black 2
White 2
Route 1, 2, 6, 12, 18, 20, Dreamyard, Victory Road, Village Bridge, Floccesy Ranch, Nature Sanctuary, Nature Preserve
X
Y
Route 3, 22
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 2
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Soothing Wetlands
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Route 208

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Dunsparce
Japanese ノコッチ (Nokocchi)
German Dummisel
French Insolourdo

Name origin

dun
yellow
sparse
rare